Who guided the national discussion on Ferguson?

New research from two North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fes­sors shows that in the days fol­lowing Michael Brown’s fatal shooting, everyday citizens—not politi­cians, celebri­ties, or other promi­nent public figures—were the ones who, using Twitter, shaped the national dialogue.

David Luzzi appointed to new dual role in leading Northeastern initiatives in security, innovation

Provost and Senior Vice Pres­i­dent for Aca­d­emic Affairs James C. Bean has appointed David Luzzi vice provost for research inno­va­tion and devel­op­ment and vice pres­i­dent for the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Inno­va­tion Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Northeastern announces plans for new residence hall

The pro­posed 20-​​story building will pro­vide some 800 under­grad­uate beds in apartment-​​style units. The multi-​​use project involves part­nering with a pri­vate devel­oper and rep­re­sents an inno­v­a­tive approach to housing more stu­dents in university-​​supervised buildings.

Five tips to strengthen your online brand for the professional world

We asked Mike Ariale, assis­tant director for social media out­reach in the Career Devel­op­ment office, to offer advice on how stu­dents can use social media to bol­ster their pro­fes­sional online pres­ence and help their chances of landing a co-​​op or full-​​time job.

Energy co-​​ops power student’s passion for the industry

Here’s a look at how North­eastern senior Nicholas Dowmon’s three co-​​ops in the energy sector—including an inter­na­tional co-​​op in Brazil—“became increas­ingly more inter­esting, more chal­lenging, and more impactful.”